My Economy: Caring for seniors through art

Mar 23, 2017
Many of the caregivers in nursing homes can't afford health insurance, Martha Rast says.
 
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America is graying — but that’s not such a bad thing.

Sep 19, 2016
The number of seniors is growing — but that doesn't mean the economy is going to sink.
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Niche in elder care: assisted living for LGBT seniors

Sep 12, 2016
As boomers get older, LGBT seniors look for communities where they can live openly.
The dining room at Stonewall Gardens.
Lisa Napoli

Billions in aid for low-income seniors go unclaimed

May 5, 2016
A campaign is trying to connect low-income seniors with government aid.
Many seniors don’t realize how many benefits they're eligible for.
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When it comes to Medicare, you better shop around

Oct 15, 2015
Drug prices change year to year, making real differences between plans.

Receive Social Security? No increase for you next year

Oct 15, 2015
Cost of Living Adjustment is pegged to inflation, which, like old soda, is flat.

Companies start to woo older workers with perks

Dec 9, 2013
Companies who rely on older employees are offering special incentives, from training in new job skills to babysitting services for grandkids.

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Tapping into the baby boomer market

Sep 20, 2013
Global spending power among those over 60 is set to hit $15 trillion by the end of this decade, but tapping into that market is a challenge.

What if you got less Social Security if you didn't need it as much?

Apr 11, 2013
Current recipients have different reactions. Some scholars say basing the amount of payments on need could make the program less popular.

The move to assisted living: Navigating the fine line between money and emotions

Jul 13, 2012
Learn about the challenges families face when trying to place a parent into an assisted-living facility.